The day-today restaurant operations are being monitored by a restaurant management system which includes operations like kitchen order tickets (KOTs), billing, inventory,  free accounting, table layout and call order management, recipe One management. A Point of Sale system is used in a retail outlet to systematically manage all these operations.

Based on installation type, POS can be classified as on-premise or cloud-based. On-premise solutions require elaborate installation whereas cloud-based POS systems can be just logged in and run on a browser. To set up a cloud-based POS system, all you need is a desktop / mobile / tablet along with a thermal printer and Internet.

10 POS Softwares their unique features and price: 

1. Lime Tray

Limetray Restaurant Management Software is one of the most widely used and recommended software for eatery billing and POS management. It allows restaurants to digitize their workflows and offer them all the essential tools they need to manage their businesses. It helps you build a brand, an image, and engage with your customers by making your restaurant professional. It makes it easy for you to handle your restaurant.

Limetray Restaurant Management Software helps you automate ordering procedures, inventory management, and accounting. Limetray RMS clears all the burdening bookkeeping as it saves every transaction in the system and cuts down your expenditure on stationery.

Price: 3500.00 per month (Starting Price) 

2. SlickPOS 

SlickPOS is a cloud-based point of sale software (POS) that combines restaurant management and billing management into a solid, reliable package. It is designed to unify and streamline restaurant operations, remove business inefficiencies, and improve overall productivity, all resulting in maximized profits.

SlickPOS has many features including multiple location support, user-friendly interface, and more. SlickPOS seamlessly integrates with popular restaurant and food delivery apps including Foodpanda, Zomato, Swiggy, and UrbanPiper, further extending its already notable functionality to help users meet customer demands, provide high quality restaurant service, while realizing huge profits.

Price: INR 9,999 per year

3. POSist 

POS is made to address problems related to different areas of restaurant operations, which range from order taking, table booking, stock and inventory, menu and recipes, customers, restaurant staff, preparation, dispatch and delivery, payments and many more. POS can fix issues that are common at fine dining setups largely vary from those at QSR, large food chain, bakery, pizzeria, bar and lounge, coffee shops, food truck, sweet shops, ice cream parlors and vice versa. POSist give solutions for each type of restaurant businesses such as fine dining POS, QSR POS, Ice Cream POS, Bakery POS.

It is built to solve issues such as thefts at the cash register, menu updates with large food chains, tax calculation, missed order, pricey and erroneous manual labor or lack of sufficient sales reports. 

Price: INR 36,800 per year

4. PetPooja

Petpooja POS is a point of sale restaurant billing software catered to the needs of Indian restaurateurs. It offers robustly designed business-specific solutions that allow eatery owners to make necessary customizations and amplify their profits. 

Petpooja POS software has an AI-powered system that continually understands the workflows of the restaurant operations and improves both front & back-end performance. This POS software’s USP is the subsequent improvement in the service of the restaurant and automated marketing. Furthermore, people in business get access to one of the most comprehensive inventory management modules. It allows restaurateurs to curate their inventory based on the type of business.

Petpooja POS software supervises these perishable goods with their shelf life information for better management and reduction in wastage. Petpooja brings unique solutions to the regular problems that business owners in the food and beverage service sector face! 

Price: INR 10,000 per year

5. GoFrugal

GoFrugal POS is a hybrid point of sale (POS) solution that helps retailers across various industries, to manage their distribution and billing routines and automate financial transactions. The solution can be deployed either on-premise or hosted in the cloud.

GoFrugal’s inventory management module allows users to generate inventory reports, fill orders for customers and set up automated ordering. Users also have access to a central customer database, which helps them track purchases, payment histories and personal details about customers such as birthdays and anniversaries.

The point of sale (POS) module allows users to award sales commissions, apply discounts to items and set security levels for different employees. It has a retail accounting module with a general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable features. Users can also process payroll in this module.

GoFrugal is licensed either on an annual or semi-annual basis. Mobile apps are available for Android and iOS devices.

Price: INR 15000-75000 per year  

6. Torqus

Torqus Restaurant POS integrates one of the most advanced security technologies clubbed with innovative programming to provide you with smart user access. It allows you to selectively restrict and grant access to your workforce, from stewards to managers to co-owners. Apart from this, it is also possible to customize the configuration of every button as per the needs of the user.

In addition to this, it also lets you control access to reports and other important account and tax settings, profit and loss sheets, etc. Thus, it aims to alleviate problems concerned with theft, information leakage, technological mishaps, miscommunication, privacy violation, and the like. It lets you concentrate solely on expanding your business whilst streamlining the front-end activities of your outlets.

Price: INR 15,000 per year

7. Talech

Talech is a POS software designed to help restaurant, retail and service businesses simplify operations & uncover insights to make better decisions. With talech, merchants can do more than take orders and process payments. They can track inventory, customize orders, apply discounts, manage employees, and build customer relationships. With real-time reporting & analytics, merchants can run reports to understand sales trends, employee performance, and customer behaviour to make informed decisions.

Price: $44 per month

8. Toast

Toast POS is a flexible system built exclusively for restaurants and the foodservice industry, offering tools like online ordering, delivery, takeout, mobile-app ordering, contactless payments, and e-gift cards, so restaurant operators can adapt fast and take control of changing industry trends and guest expectations. As a cloud-based platform, Toast is a safe and secure system that constantly updates with new features and allows you to access restaurant data from anywhere, on any mobile device. Its powerful reporting and analytics suite allows restaurant management to identify opportunities for cost-savings, best-sellers, and much more. 

Price: $75 per month

9. Touchbistro

TouchBistro is an iPad-based point of sale (POS) solution for restaurants of all types. Specifically designed to meet the unique needs of the restaurant industry, it comes complete with food service specific features and advanced management capabilities.

For fine dining and traditional restaurants, staff have the ability to bring the POS system to each table, to allow patrons to check out. The mobile functionality of the POS allows staff to bring a register directly to patrons instead of requiring them to leave their table to pay bills or place orders. 

It can manage split-checks and parties of various sizes. Receipts can be printed, if desired, or signed on screen and emailed.

Price:  Solo: $69/month for one license

Dual: $129/month for two licenses

Team: $249/month for up to five licenses

Unlimited: $399/month for unlimited licenses

10. CAKE

CAKE is a cloud-based point of sale (POS) solution for restaurants. Primary features include payment acceptance, guest and waitlist manager, online ordering, gift cards and tableside ordering.

It allows users to track real-time sales at different locations, wages, hours and overtime. The reporting module allows owners and managers to drill down into sales reports to find sales by week, day or hour. Payroll reporting helps users calculate wages and overtime and sales can even be compared to labour costs each hour.

Peak hours tracking and customer tracking are also available on-demand in real-time. It offers an offline mode that allows users to manage restaurants and accept payments when the internet connection is down. 

It supports Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It can also be accessed by smartphones and tablets. 

Price: $69 per month

These are some of the best restaurant management systems. Some of these are cloud-based and some are on-premise. Select one of these POS according to your business operations with her it’s large scale or small one. Restaurant POS are very efficient and help you thrive in your niche.